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Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

Aug 4, 2021

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

The urgency of the pandemic spurred a Nigerian company to expand its manufacturing line into face masks and surgical gowns—strengthening local production and creating a market for personal protective equipment.

What’s Next for Pakistan’s Private Sector?

Aug 4, 2021

What’s Next for Pakistan’s Private Sector?

Against the backdrop of the fourth wave of the pandemic in Pakistan, Zia Ur Rehman connects with business owners and a women’s rights activist to assess the nation’s resilience.

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Jun 28, 2021

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Regional pharma manufacturing hubs can expand the availability of drugs, lower costs, and strengthen local health systems.

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa "With New Eyes"

Jun 28, 2021

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa "With New Eyes"

Q&A with Frannie Léautier, CEO, SouthBridge Investments

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

Jun 16, 2021

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

Imbalances between supply and demand in the pharmaceutical sector have captured investors’ attention. Locally-manufactured medicines could bridge the gap.

“A Great Partnership Means You’re Learning Together”

Jun 16, 2021

“A Great Partnership Means You’re Learning Together”

Partnerships can speed the pandemic response and kick-start a green recovery, says The Rockefeller Foundation’s Raj Shah.

How COVID-19 is Reshaping Nepal’s Banking Culture

Jun 16, 2021

How COVID-19 is Reshaping Nepal’s Banking Culture

The pandemic has accelerated adoption of digital services in the banking sector, but that’s not the only change.

A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

May 25, 2021

A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

Capturing domestic and regional markets will help Africa’s tourism sector recover

In India, “Normal doesn’t exist”

May 19, 2021

In India, “Normal doesn’t exist”

Manuela de Souza finds hope in the “kindness and ingenuity” of Indian entrepreneurs who are building back even as COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the country.

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

May 19, 2021

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

From his apartment in La Roma, Mauricio González Lara surveys the impact of the pandemic on a wide variety of businesses in his neighborhood—and on his own family.